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With Jonathan Majors’ Kang the Conqueror sidelined, who will be Marvel’s new supervillain? | Film

These are the kind of issues that other superhero studios are supposed to have. A rising star, suddenly brought low by an off-screen incident that kills all hype surrounding forthcoming projects. Talk of recasting, or perhaps even a complete change of plan. Disastrous instalments that were supposed to kick off a new era, but end up representing a debilitating full stop in the saga.For DC’s Ezra Miller, read Marvel’s Jonathan Majors. For the former’s The Flash, read the latter’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. After…

Colman Domingo addresses rumours he’s taking over for Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conquerer

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeColman Domingo has responded to online murmurings that he is in talks to step in for Jonathan Majors as the next Kang the Conquerer after Majors was dropped in December following his assault conviction.Majors, 34, debuted his role as Kang the Conqueror, the next major villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in 2023’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and the streaming series Loki.He…

What Actually Sealed Jonathan Majors’ Marvel Fate?

It’s been two months since Marvel dropped Jonathan Majors, although it already feels like much longer. You could say that the writing was on the walls long before the Marvel star was found guilty of misdemeanor assault, that Majors was a marked man, that his days were numbered. At least that’s how it felt, people were talking about his departure for months before it was all finally confirmed, so the question is, was Marvel already making plans to reduce Jonathan Majors’ involvement in the MCU and if so, why? How much…

Marvel ‘change title’ of Avengers: The Kang Dynasty following Jonathan Majors conviction

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeMarvel will reportedly retitle the forthcoming Avengers movie following Jonathan Majors’ assault conviction.Majors, 34, previously played Kang the Conqueror in 2023’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and the streaming series Loki.The next instalment in the multi-billion-dollar grossing Avengers franchise was set to be titled: Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.However, last December, Majors…

Kang Dynasty Is Getting a Name Change, and Could Drop Kang Entirely

Superhero movies are in a weird place right now, especially at Marvel’s house of ideas. Even as recent films struggle to land with audiences like the surefire hits of old, the studio is ready to look ahead with the heightened interest in what’s on the horizon. But part of that horizon includes navigating the murky waters around the next Avengers movie.Ant-man’s Director on *That* End Credits SceneThe Hollywood Reporter writes—as part of a larger piece examining Marvel’s current trials and tribulations, from the lackluster…

Deepika Padukone presents Jonathan Glazer with BAFTA award

Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone, who turned presenter for the 77th British Academy Film Awards, unveiled the winner under the Film Not In The English Language category. The actress, who looked bespoke in a shimmery Sabyasachi saree, turned heads as she walked on stage with the envelope to reveal the winner. As the presentation video hit the viral note, scores of her fans and followers hopped on social media to laud her grace and sophistication on stage. Check out the full video below. Deepika Padukone…

Jonathan Abernathy You Are Kind by Molly McGhee review – a dark American dream | Fiction

If we could visit other people’s dreams, what would we see? Jonathan Abernathy’s new job lets him find out. At night, Abernathy puts on a squeaky white space suit and a bubble-like helmet, lies down in the bed that takes up most of his basement flat, and waits for sleep.As a dream auditor he will wake in forests, creeks, blossom-clad houses and coves where mermaids brush their hair. He will see dreamers roam these realms and relive pivotal moments from their waking lives. But they do not see him: he is an invisible…

What’s Going On With Jonathan Majors’ Relationship With Meagan Good Since His Conviction?

Actor Jonathan Majors has had a wild year, going from starring in blockbusters like Creed III and Ant-Man and The Wasp to facing serious charges related to an incident with his ex. After Majors was charged with four different counts he went to court, and eventually was found guilty of assault and harassment. While he's still awaiting his sentencing, what's going on with Majors' relationship with Meagan Good since the conviction? Here's the latest.The public has been following Jonathan Majors' legal issues for months now,…

Jonathan Whitener, chef of Here’s Looking at You, dies at 36

Jonathan Whitener, a chef-partner of Los Angeles restaurants Here’s Looking at You and All Day Baby, died at his home Wednesday night, according to a report from the Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner. He was 36. A representative of the L.A. County medical examiner‘s office confirmed that his death was pronounced on Wednesday at 7:38 p.m.The cause of death was not yet known, pending additional investigation.Here’s Looking at You, which Whitener opened in Koreatown in 2016 with managing partner Lien Ta to…

Jonathan Majors Accused of Abuse by Two More Women – The Hollywood Reporter

Two women came forward with new abuse allegations against Jonathan Majors on Thursday, accusing the disgraced actor of physical and emotional abuse in a report from the New York Times. The report also cited interviews with 20 other people who alleged that Majors has a “history of volatility,” per the Times, and that he repeatedly confronted female coworkers while on set of the HBO series Lovecraft Country, leading several to complain to the network. The Times report references accounts from…